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Sheila Hawkins and her dog Sonny accept a service dog training certificate at the Handi-Dogs graduation ceremony Wednesday.

People in need of a service animal can train their own dog with the help of a Tucson nonprofit. Handi-Dogs allows those in need to transform their best friend into a certified service dog. Read more» 3

Northbound Campbell Avenue north of 6th Street will be closed for the next three nights as crews work on sewer lines. Read more»

A trauma room in the new emergency department was dedicated to the three-person crew of LifeNet 12, who died when their helicopter crashed last year.

New beds in an expanded emergency room and two new helicopter pads will enable University Physicians Hospital to treat more patients, the southside hospital said. Read more»

Want to learn more about the justice system without being on the wrong side of the law? Applications for the Citizens Prosecution Academy are being accepted online until Aug. 31 by the Pima County Attorney’s Office. Read more»

Don't flush those old pills or dump your old paint down the drain. Save Southern Arizona waterways from contamination by bringing your old medicines and household chemicals to a Dispose-a-Med event on Saturday. Read more»

Tucson Police Department posted this video on July 27 of a collision at Valencia Boulevard and Nogales Highway.

The Tucson Police Department has joined YouTube with its own channel, TucsonAZPD that builds on its other social media sites. Read more»

The Santa Cruz River Farmers Market will celebration its move to a new location with live Peruvian music and cooking demonstrations on Thursday. Read more»

Victims of recent wildfires will have the opportunity to learn more about potential financial and restoration assistance Wednesday in Sierra Vista and on Thursday in Eager. Read more»

Free vaccinations for children are available during back-to-school immunization fairs beginning Thursday. Read more»

125 carloads of movie-goers pulled into a fundraiser for the Cactus Drive-In Theater Foundation on Saturday night, said a member of the group's board. Read more»

The marquee of the DeAnza Drive-In on its final night.

Elvis, the rodeo, drive-in movies. Those are the memories of Tucson's 1950s, and the Cactus Drive-in Theater — the former DeAnza Drive-In — hopes to evoke those memories when it opens its gates this weekend to raise money to create a permanent drive-in theater. Read more»

Water service will be temporarily cut to 500 homes and businesses on Tucson's East Side on Tuesday night due to repair work. Read more»

Joanna Pregon displays her artwork out on a corner outside on East University Boulevard. Pregon was setting up her paint and brushes to finish working on one of her paintings

An art walk at the UA-area Main Gate Square was rained out Thursday evening, but not before a number of local artists displayed their work. Read more»

Summer in Southern Arizona means things shake and buzz. From monsoon clouds with their thunder and lightning, to rattlesnake tails, nature can reach out and grab you. But there's another, more silent sting that awaits the unwary: summer heat also brings out Arizona's scorpions. Read more»

Music and artwork will mix this week for the First Thursday Art Walk at Main Gate Square. Read more»

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